In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Forbidden Broadway pokes, teases and lampoons anything Broadway has to offer- but always with love. This canon of witty and often times brilliant parodies is a time capsule of the American Theatre. Journey through more than 20 Broadway shows and spend the evening with Carol Channing, Julie Andrews, Ethel Merman, not to mention the casts of "The Lion King," "Wicked," "Mamma Mia," "Hairspray" and so many more in this entertaining tribute to some of Broadway's greatest shows and stars!
The District Theatre Main Stage
Built for This
Circle City Tap Company presents their 6-year anniversary concert “Built for This.” Performing works that span from the beginning to the present, this show is a family-friendly exploration of their past showcasing the variety of styles that CCTC has tackled over the years. Featuring a variety of special guests!
The show is Sunday, November 18th.
Two shows, one at 3:00 PM, one at 7:00 PM.
The show will be two hours with a 15-minute intermission.
For group bookings phone 317 522 8099
This Christmas, Kevin is alone...at home. Featuring live projections, puppets, and a four-person choir, all told in Recent Cutbacks’ signature brand of humor, nostalgia, and thrilling theatricality. Discover the true meaning (maybe) of Christmas this year with “KEVIN!!!!!!” – a parody of Home Alone.
"The perfect show for fans of Home Alone and/or '90s movies looking to get into the holiday spirit [...] It's a reminder of the joy of live theater — something you can't get from just re-watching the movie."
- Theatre is Easy
As part of the Arts Midwest Showcase, catch a 15-minute snippet of "There Ain't No More," recent participating in the IndyFringe Festival! An award-winning, tour-de-folk operetta celebrating America’s vanishing original art form. In his final performance, an old folk singer confronts his lost love, experiences of the Vietnam War, years of political activism, adventures into the American wilderness, and death itself with five instruments, square-dance calling, and dirty jokes in this haunting, heartfelt hootenanny.
Bard Fest is Indy's only annual Shakespeare Festival! Bard Fest Indy was founded in 2015 by three Indiana-based theatre companies - The Carmel Theatre Company, First Folio Productions, and Catalyst Repertory - to bring a professional-quality, yet intimate, Shakespeare festival experience to Hoosier audiences. Through our partnership with The Carmel Theatre Company, and now, IndyFringe, Bard Fest is able to not only provide paying work for local area actors, but also provide three unique visions under one intimate roof. Founded by Glenn Dobbs, Executive Producer and Artistic Director.
The real way to make your magic better, featuring Las Vegas star Jeff McBride.
IB’s New Works series moves to The District Theatre, adding to the updated venue’s eclectic artistic programming. The four performances November 8-11 will feature fresh, genre-bending choreography in an intimate setting that will allow audience members to witness the passion, precision and athleticism of professional dance via a unique, up-close experience. A performance so intimate you might just be asked to take the lead! Tickets, program details & more at indyballet.org/newworks.
DESTINATION: EVERYWHERE is a boisterous adventure that invites audiences to journey through invisible worlds. With a speaking host to guide even the youngest theater-goers, BKBXKids! weaves together nine inventive shorts into a rollicking hour-long program for K-3. This interactive performance is followed by a workshop where families meet the cast and learn how to mime! Destination: Everywhere has toured NYC this year at the Peoples Improv Theater, the Tilt Kids Festival at the Alliance Francaise, and BRIC Arts House.
The award-winning mimes of Broken Box travel to Indianapolis September 6th and 7th to present QUIET RIOT, their best-of comedy mixtape packed with fresh funnies and fan favorites. Wordless as they are bad-ass and set to a rip-roaring' soundtrack, BKBX is among today's most innovative storytelling ensembles. It's Pixar meets Pilobolus meets the Moth meets the best version of yourself. Join us for a best-of mix of BKBX comedy!
Runtime: 55 minutes
Genre: Mime, Comedy, Physical Theater, Short-Story All Ages
FRIDAY & SATURDAY PERFORMANCE
Internationally acclaimed performer, choreographer, and master teacher Gerry Trentham presents the award winning Yellow Scale, a cross disciplinary work of written/spoken poetic text, dance, human gesture, sound, music, and visual/media art. Yellow Scale is a section of Trentham's evening-length work Four Mad Humours - https://vimeo.com/24941528 - which won a Toronto Dora Award (similar to the American Tony award) for performance in 2011.